UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL)
Q2 2012 Earnings Conference Call
August 6, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Susan Allen – Vice President, Investor Relations
James Torgerson – President & Chief Executive Officer
Richard Nicholas – Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Chris Ellinghaus - Williams Capital
Kit Konolige - BGC Financial
David Paz - Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
Noah Asher – Decade
Good morning. My name is Debbie, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the UIL Holdings Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. After the presentation, there will be a Q&A session. Instructions will be given at that time. Ms. Allen, you may begin your conference.
Thank you, Debbie, and good morning to everyone. Thank you for joining us to discuss UIL Holdings second quarter 2012 earnings results. I am Sue Allen, Vice President of Investor Relations. Participating on the call with me today is Jim Torgerson, UIL’s President and Chief Executive Officer; and Rich Nicholas, UIL’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
If you do not already have a copy of our press release or presentation, they are available at our Website at
. During today’s call, we will make various forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Significant factors that could cause results to differ from those anticipated are described in our earnings release and the filings with the SEC.
With that said, I would now turn the call over to Jim Torgerson.